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Carl Pavano possibly to showcase later in February

Pitcher Carl Pavano missed more than half of the 2012 season with right shoulder sprain and bone bruises and the entire 2103 season because of a ruptured spleen. Pavano, though, even at age 38, has not given up. Chris Cotillo of MLB Daily Dish has announced that Pavano will begin throwing within a week and likely showcase himself shortly after Spring Training begins.Source: Carl...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Pavano suffers ruptured spleen

Free-agent right-hander Carl Pavano doesn't figure to be signing with a new team anytime soon. Pavano, 37, recently suffered a ruptured spleen that will sideline him for 6 to 8 weeks, according to major-league sources. The injury occurred when slipped and fell while shoveling snow on his driveway in Vermont, one source said. Pavano's agent, Dave Pepe, declined comment...
Via Fox Sports
January 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Pavano ponders future as MLB pitcher

MINNEAPOLIS Carl Pavano's 2012 season is finished. There's a chance that the right-hander's career with the Minnesota Twins may be over, too.If it were up to the 36-year-old Pavano, though, he would love to come back to Minnesota next season after his current contract expires at the end of this year. Yet at the same time, Pavano knows it's not solely his decision...
Via Fox Sports North
September 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Pavano won't pitch again in 2012

Carl Pavano's 2012 season is over. The Minnesota Twins right-hander will be shut down for the rest of the year after a new diagnosis on what was originally deemed a sore right shoulder, according to multiple reports. After seeing Dr. David Altchek, Pavano was diagnosed with a bruise on his humerus bone, an injury that requires time to heal. "The good news is it doesn...
Via Fox Sports North
August 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano must pace himself for return

MINNEAPOLIS Since becoming a member of the Minnesota Twins late in the 2009 season, Carl Pavano has been an innings-eater. The 14-year veteran pitched over 220 innings in both the 2010 and 2011 seasons. No matter how the rest of the rotation was pitching at the time, the Twins could count on Pavano to pitch deep into games. That hasn't been the case in 2012, and no one is more...
Via Fox Sports North
July 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Gardy: If Pavano's not healthy, he won't play

For a pitcher who prides himself on being an innings-eater, Twins starter Carl Pavano's last two outings have been two steps backward, a disappointing trend for the 36-year-old right-hander. Pavano was pulled from Friday's game in Cleveland after just 3-23 innings, one start after lasing only 4-13 innings against Detroit. He allowed seven runs (six earned) on nine hits Friday...
Via Fox Sports North
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Improved velocity from Pavano 'a good sign'

MINNEAPOLIS Before Monday's start, it was revealed that Minnesota Twins right-hander Carl Pavano had inflammation in his right shoulder after having an MRI performed after his last start. Given that news -- not major, but certainly worth noting -- all eyes were on the 36-year-old Pavano on Monday when he faced first-place Cleveland. The big question, then, after Pavano and...
Via Fox Sports North
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano's start a relief, but not enough

The Minnesota Twins entered Saturday with the majors' worst earned-run average from their starting pitchers. With opening day starter Carl Pavano going to the mound, Minnesota was looking for a little relief fromits starting pitching. Pavano matched Tampa Bay Rays all-star pitcher James Shields for five innings, giving the Twins the starting pitching they've needed for much...
Via Fox Sports North
April 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano family: Hurler victim of extorion

Minnesota Twins pitcher Carl Pavano was the victim of an extortion attempt in which a former classmate tried to get money and an SUV from the right-hander by threatening to reveal information about his personal life, Pavano's family claims. According to a search warrant affidavit obtained by Connecticut daily, the Record-Journal, Pavano's sister Michelle DeGennaro accused...
Via Fox Sports
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Pavano embracing leadership role with Twins

MINNEAPOLIS Carl Pavano is the resident wily veteran of the Minnesota Twins' pitching rotation, but he can relate to the issues the team's younger pitchers went through in 2011.While the Twins struggled as a team during last year's 99-loss season, many of the team's starting pitchers also had down years. Starters Nick Blackburn, Scott Baker and Francisco Liriano...
Via Fox Sports North
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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